Cinema: Dead End

THE WARRIORS Directed by Walter Hill Screenplay by David Shaber and Walter Hill

The plot of this New York City gang movie is almost nonexistent, and what does exist is tedious. The large cast is wooden; the language is flat; the humor is childish, and the content would not engage the imagination of a lesser insect. Still, it is not so easy to consign The Warriors to the junk heap. Though The Warriors is trash, it is handsome trash. It excites the eyes even as it numbs the mind.

Director Walter Hill does not seem to...

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